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their inherent political power under the constitution finished the task. they embraced the new taxes of proposition 30 by a healthy margin of 55% to 44%. [ applause ] michelle obama members of the legislature, i salute you and the unions, their leaders. you showed what ordinary people can do when they're united and organized. i salute those leaders of california business and the individual citizens who proudly stood with us. i salute the teachers and the students and the parents and the college presence, the whole school community. when describing what stirs people to action, feeling begets feeling and great feeling begets great feeling. you were alarmed, stirred yourself to action and victory was the outcome. that was 2012. what a year. both 2011 and 2012 were remarkable. you did great things. renewable energy mandate, the workers compensation, the reorganization of state government, protecting our forests and strengthening our timber industry, reforming our welfare system and launching the first high speed rail system in the nation. but of course, governing never ends. we have pro
up a fight in the spring over taxes, spending and the deficit. >>> it appears california will finish the month with a bump in tax revenue. according to the legislative analyst's office, the state is expected to end january $4 billion ahead of projections. the state also set a record on january 16 when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess money may be the result of a combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> government figures released today indicate that union membership in the united states is at its lowest level since the 1930's. the bureau of labor statistics says union labor declined. it's a drop of about 400,000 workers. the losses were spread across both the government and private sectors. >>> a state appeals court has upheld the right of a san jose car dealer to share its tips with other employees. in a unanimous decision, judges from the sixth district court of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips
$4 billion more in tax revenue than expected. january16 turned out to be a record setting day with the franchise tax board receiving $2.2 billion in taxes. mostly from the 6% of filers who pay taxes quarterly. one observer suggests the spike may be from people taking profits ahead of increase in the federal tax rate. >>> governor brown is scheduled to give his third state of the state address tomorrow morning. no word from the staff on what the focus will be. political observers expect the governor to discuss a proposed tunnel to ship water. other topics include education reform, and high speed rail. you can watch the governor's address here on ktvu. it's set to start at 9:00 tomorrow morning. if you are away from your tv, we will be streaming it, on all of our mobile platforms. >>> apple's ceo talks about record revenues today, but warns about a challenging future. >> i just told you about the rainfall around the bay area today. coming up, i'm tracking how much more you can expect on your morning commute. >> but first, right after the break, making music history right here in
spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most o
campaigned for a voter approved tax hike. he turns 75 in april and has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta. you can watch the address right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news which starts at 9:00 a.m. and it will be treatmented live right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it is expected to show some unexpected income. it will be more than projected. they set a record on january 16th and most of the money came from taxes quarterly. it is also from people taking profits ahead of the federal tax rate. >>> san jose sharks played their first game in months and janine de la vega is where tonight's home opener is sold out. >> reporter: tonight they will be packed with the sharks fans for their long awaited team and this is the first game since the lock out ended. they have been training to fear up for the -- gear up for the season and they have already won in alberto but now they are going to the hp pavilion have been suffering from game nights. we are also out of jobs but
year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move water from northern california to southern california. part of today's state of the state address will be very positive in tone. the governor expected to point out that california is leading the nation in job growth and that the state's credit rating has improved dramaticly over the past several years. last b
and they expect an optimistic speech that looks forward. he successfully approved a campaign tax hike and he has a chance to establish a legacy and is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to move tunnels through the southerland and through the delta. >>> we will stream in on our mobile platforms. apple was not what people expected. iphone sales leveled off and growth is slowing. they deinfluenced any -- denounced any new ideas and they said it is filled with -- chock filled with new ideas and it is not as high and is expected to dip later today. >>> we are doing well around the bay area and as a matter of fact if we look at the pictures i want to show you east shore freeway is doing welcoming out from vallejo, but it is still wet as you might see when you leave the house pause of the overnight rain and no major problems pie the toll and traffic is moving along nicely. >>> if you are driving on the peninsular southbound 101 to redwood city and palo alto, if you are driving off to the freeways the drive is off to a good start and 880 and 208 is being picked up, rosemary
. >> the passengers are perking up on it and enjoying it, but then come some other panhandlers. my taxes dur, i can't even pay off my ferrari. >> i was at the circumstance ace few minut f trying to raise money for my band. >> then a mariachi band comes on. >> watch what happens when the police comes on. >> quiet with the music. everybody soliciting get off the train. i've seen it before. i don't want to hear it. >> they're telling the cop, this is a -- >> i don't want to hear it. >> excuse me, excuse me. >> what? >> what? >> get off the train. >> he's telling everybody to get off, but everybody's applauding like, this is a great show. i loved it! >> everybody's attention, please, i'm sorry to trouble everybody, i'm trying to raise money for the police benevolent association. >> the end. the sketch was done by a group of people who were a bunch of actors. kind of an improvisation group. all the actors were given one or two lines of dialogue, but the rest it, improvise, and i think they a pretty good job. >>> time to bust a move. >> look at the guy. he is really committed. >> he's not holding anythin
say he survived and success fully campaigned for a voter approved tax hike and now has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta to the southerland. you can watch right here and we will also stream it on our mobile platforms. >>> they will start at the shark tank and now in san jose where the tension is definitely building. >>> fans here put up a big sharks' banner for everybody to see. >> reporter: tonight there will be a lot of teal and black for everybody to see and they have not played in the last 3 and a half months because owners and players could not come up with a collective bargaining agreement but since the lock out it has now been shortened only a few games and some fans say there are no hard feelings. >> i am not mad about it, it is business because they have to get it right first. they all have to come together and figure out what it is. we are the ones out here waiting and i am not mad but i am excited they are here. >> reporter: the return of the sharks sig
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